The Central Front D+17 (26 July, 1987) Part IV Alpha

0220- With the bulk of 1/8 Cav having arrived outside of Luthorst, the battalion commander makes the decision to push forward with what he has on hand at present. The single company and support elements bringing up the rear would just have to catch up. Sunrise would come at 0530 or thereabouts, with first light …

The Central Front D+12 (21 July, 1987) Part V

1645 Three of 2nd Brigade/2nd Armored Division’s maneuver battalions move out from west of Salzhemmendorf. The fourth remains behind to act as the brigade reserve. To the north, the bulk of the British 4th Armoured Brigade emerges from Osterwald and moves in the direction of Oldendorf and Highway 1. The mission of the two NATO …